Actually, that is not what appears to be going on here. What the judge is attempting to do is set up the ground rules for the therapy, so as not to compromise the legal process (imagine that, the headline of a news report written in such a way as to shock!). When you get into the legal process, the rules of confidentiality can get tricky, and it is not like this situation is dealt with by legal practitioners very often. I would imagine the facility itself has mental health professionals, but the defense would prefer to use someone else as protection for their client - makes sense to me. However, it appears the judge wants certain parameters placed on the efforts to get a private therapist for the boy, and thus far there hasn’t been agreement on that. Interesting issue with respect to forensic psychology, one worth exploring further.